Matt Ancient

Freshman - 681 Points (11 january 1985 / Africa)

Rise Up Africa - Poem by Matt Ancient

Africa, Africa
rise up Africa
Africa, Africa
stand up Africa
when will you learn Africa
your sons and daughters are calling
they are crying
for they are starving
when will you change
oh Africa
you hate wisdom
so do not have freedom
and mystery consuming your kingdom
to be brave means disrespect
you have lost a great prospect
Africa, Africa
rise up Africa
Africa, Africa
wake up Africa

Comments about Rise Up Africa by Matt Ancient

  • Chinedu Dike (3/6/2017 11:44:00 AM)

    Brave utterances set aside for honest reflection. Africa, an endowed continent that relentlessly wallows in the throes of economic woes. An insightful piece of poetry, focussed and factual. Thanks for sharing King and do remain blessed. (Report) Reply

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  • Godfrey Morris (5/25/2015 5:48:00 PM)

    Africa rise up! True ting its about time. (Report) Reply

  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (5/21/2015 8:45:00 AM)

    A wake up call that if heeded can bring transformation to our great continent! (Report) Reply

  • Aftab Alam Khursheed (4/4/2013 8:50:00 AM)

    I love you and your call recently i wrote Somalia and other calling world to put on eyes and save the poeple read my I am Dead (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 4, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, October 11, 2013

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